Book Review: Poised in Either Eye by B. Pigeon & Fell A. Marsh

Zephyr has come to the human realm and temporarily traded in his dragon form in order to acquire a hoard, but he has no idea how to blend in. Mateo, having been in human form long enough to lose his magic, sees an opportunity to use Zephyr to get more money for himself. But the more time they spend together, genuine feeling grow between them.

Book Cover - Poised in Either Eye by B. Pigeon & Fell A. Marsh
Title: Poised in Either Eye
Pages: 200
My Rating: 3.5 Stars
More Info: Goodreads // Amazon


*I received an ecopy of this book via StoryOrigin. This has not influenced my review.*

This was a quick, light, fun read about queer dragons in human form!

I enjoyed getting to see the world through the POV of a character who was new to the human realm and human things and didn’t understand right away what everything was or how it all worked. That was fun.

Speaking of, I like reading about sorta dragons, which these were. They weren’t shifters, per se, they just had a dragon form in their realm and a human form in this one (as far as I understood), though they could still have wings if they wanted. And Zephyr still had a bit of magic, though it would fade over time. And they had their own sort of unusual hoards.

Zephyr was a fun, bright-color-loving, sweetheart. Mateo was cynical and unsociable, but just trying to be himself and live his life away from dragon expectations, with his piercings and tattoos and music collection.

There was a bit of romance between them, which was cute. But I would’ve liked to see more of their time together, more build-up, rather than mostly sorta summaries of it. I believed they had feelings, but I didn’t actually feel those feelings.

The plot and world-building (it was mostly set on Earth with some mentions of dragon culture) were uncomplicated, making it a good book when you just want to be distracted by a nice story without worrying about keeping track of things or thinking too hard.

Overall, a fairly light, uncomplicated book that could’ve had a bit more depth in the romance, but I enjoyed reading about this grumpy/sunshine pair of dragons trying to be human and growing closer to each other.

*Rating: 3.5 Stars // Read Date: 2022 // Format: Ebook via TTS*


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  1. Greg

    I think we need more stories of dragons trying to fit in to human culture. Imagine the college scene where someone is trying to blend in and go to a big school. that would be fun.